The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Scientist role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Scientist in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Scientist
Rank 270 255 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Scientist 13 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 0
Average daily rate £465 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £450 £285
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.21 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year
+88.78% -
Data Scientist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9196 9522 8760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 95.43% 94.31% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5593 5223 4823
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 460 482
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Data Scientist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Scientist in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Scientist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Data Scientist
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Scientist across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Data Scientist Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Data Scientist
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Scientist within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 9 £460 -
Berkshire +2 3 £650 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £550 -
Data Scientist
England

Data Scientist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title.

1 29 (90.63%) R
2 22 (68.75%) Analytics
3 18 (56.25%) SAS
4 17 (53.13%) Python
5 16 (50.00%) Big Data
6 15 (46.88%) HPCC
6 15 (46.88%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) Statistics
7 13 (40.63%) C++
7 13 (40.63%) SPSS
8 12 (37.50%) Windows
8 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
10 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
10 10 (31.25%) Linux
10 10 (31.25%) Perl
10 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
10 10 (31.25%) Degree
11 9 (28.13%) Project Management
11 9 (28.13%) Algorithms
12 8 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
13 7 (21.88%) Statistical Modelling
13 7 (21.88%) Machine Learning
13 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
13 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
14 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (18.75%) MySQL
14 6 (18.75%) VBA
14 6 (18.75%) Data Extraction
14 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics

Data Scientist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Data Scientist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Scientist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (56.25%) SAS
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Pig
2 4 (12.50%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) SPSS
2 3 (9.38%) Weka
3 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) Big Data
2 15 (46.88%) HPCC
3 10 (31.25%) Hadoop
4 6 (18.75%) MySQL
5 4 (12.50%) Apache Hive
6 3 (9.38%) Pentaho
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.13%) GIS
8 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.13%) OLAP
8 1 (3.13%) Power BI
8 1 (3.13%) QlikView
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 2 (6.25%) Games
2 2 (6.25%) Military
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) SciPy
2 2 (6.25%) NumPy
2 2 (6.25%) Pandas
2 2 (6.25%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) MDX
3 1 (3.13%) MLlib
3 1 (3.13%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Statistics
2 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (28.13%) Algorithms
4 6 (18.75%) Data Extraction
4 6 (18.75%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.38%) Semantic Web
6 3 (9.38%) User Experience
7 2 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Smart Energy
8 1 (3.13%) Economics
8 1 (3.13%) Kinect
8 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
8 1 (3.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Analytics
2 10 (31.25%) Data Analysis
3 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 8 (25.00%) Regression Analysis
5 7 (21.88%) Machine Learning
5 7 (21.88%) Statistical Modelling
6 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (9.38%) Data Management
7 3 (9.38%) MapReduce
7 3 (9.38%) Open Source
7 3 (9.38%) Resource Management
8 2 (6.25%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.25%) Data Visualisation
8 2 (6.25%) Linear Regression
8 2 (6.25%) Predictive Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Predictive Analytics
8 2 (6.25%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (90.63%) R
2 17 (53.13%) Python
3 15 (46.88%) Java
4 13 (40.63%) C++
5 11 (34.38%) Bash Shell
6 10 (31.25%) Perl
7 6 (18.75%) VBA
8 5 (15.63%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
9 1 (3.13%) Scala
9 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) PhD
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) GridGain
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.25%) Tableau
2 1 (3.13%) SAP
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